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Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla places you within a leisurely stroll of University of California-San Diego and VA Medical Center. This 288-room, 3-star hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. La Jolla Cove and Geisel Library are also close to this La Jolla hotel.


Start your day off right with a free hot/cold buffet breakfast offered each morning. For a nice break, mingle with other guests at the free manager's reception.


The 288 air-conditioned accommodations feature kitchens and balconies, and there's space to spread out with sitting areas. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Sofa beds, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers are also standard.

Property features

Guests staying at Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking is offered for USD 18.00 per day. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and securing valuables. Additional amenities include 2 meeting rooms, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.


  • Walking distance to University of California-San Diego
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Outdoor pool

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla

8901 Gilman Dr La Jolla CA 92037

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This San Diego-area hotel is located in the center of a La Jolla residential and office park area, a half-mile from the University of California, San Diego campus.

Residence Inn By Marriott La Jolla offers a complimentary hot buffet breakfast daily. A complimentary hospitality hour is offered Monday–Wednesday evenings, with beer, wine, soda, and a light dinner.

Complimentary wireless and wired Internet access are available in the lobby, and in the hotel's Quench Marketplace. A computer and printer are also available. Two meeting rooms of 948 square feet are on site.

Outdoors, a swimming pool, four spa tubs, a sand volleyball court, and a basketball hoop with half-court offer recreation. The 24-hour fitness center has two treadmills, an elliptical trainer, stationary bicycle, and strength-training equipment.

A coin-operated laundry facility and barbecue grill are available for guests. The Market, the on-site convenience store, is open 24 hours for snacks and refreshments. The hotel also provides a complimentary grocery shopping service.

  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Free grocery shopping service 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 288 
  • Picnic area 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 948 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 88 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free reception 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Residence Inn by Marriott San Diego La Jolla offers 288 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and complimentary weekday newspapers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations have separate sitting areas and include sofa beds and desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodations at this 3-star hotel have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and dishwashers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

El Torito

Rock Bottom Brewery

T.G.I. Friday's

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and four spa tubs located throughout the property. A 24-hour fitness center has two treadmills, an elliptical trainer, stationary bicycle, strength-training equipment, and towel service. Located outdoors are a sand volleyball court and a half-court basketball hoop.

La Jolla Shores beach is two miles away and offers swimming and surfing, as well as a bicycle/jogging/walking path. The University Town Center, also about two miles away, offers an indoor ice skating rink.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Volleyball on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 100 per accommodation, per stay

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 18.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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